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Anime Would it be possible to recreate Arcanum in Neverwinter Nights 2?

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LOL @ thread
 

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It wouldn't work out. You won't be able to have enjoyable combat with guns, you wouldn't be able to import the technology side into NwN2, no schematics, no crafting. You're removing everything that made Arcanum good when you recreate it in the NwN2 engine. You wouldn't be able to recreate the stats either, nor the skill system.
 

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Is it a worse option than Unity?
 

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guys i'm recreating planescape:torment in MUGEN
 

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why use engine with such shitty camera control?
Why not use better engine?
 
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I was wondering if this was at all possible or should i just not even try?
You could possibly re-create the world of Arcanum in Electron, but not much else. If I remember correctly, the underlying mechanics of the engine were pretty rigid and editable. To be honest, I don't think anybody's been able to even get a boosted level-cap mod in the game yet.

It's not worth your time, better to start in Unity.
 

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Why not in the Gamebryo engine? I heard it worked wonders for FO.
 

Cthulhu_is_love

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I was wondering if this was at all possible or should i just not even try?
My question is: What do you want to achieve with that?
I can't understand the eternal remake-rapefest. There obviously IS Arcanum:obviously: AND IT'S WORKING FINE.
Isn't the whole idea (like this gay Fallout 1-gamebryo-shit or the SS1-cancer lately) just for the degenerated aids-infested youth, who can't swallow amazing isometric lovely graphics?
Do you want to create something even remotely similar to a game by yourself but you're too uninspired to imagine something for yourself?

Is it the crowd of retarded kids who WILL play you're remake-shit but NEVER any mod which was created by yourself?

So the solution if you want to get into gamedesign and so on:
- 1. Create mods (or "unofficial patches":salute:) for yourself (cause nobody will ever play them:()
- 2. or fucking learn it from scratch with learning C/C++ maybe after you have learnt another easier language (e.g. C#) --> Vaporware

I recommend way 1. if you want to get fast progress

Have a pleasant day.:hug:

tl;dr DON'T
 
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It wouldn't work out. You won't be able to have enjoyable combat with guns, you wouldn't be able to import the technology side into NwN2, no schematics, no crafting. You're removing everything that made Arcanum good when you recreate it in the NwN2 engine. You wouldn't be able to recreate the stats either, nor the skill system.

Isn't there already a series of modules that implemented guns in some fashion?
 

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I was wondering if this was at all possible or should i just not even try?

I wouldn't try if I were you mate, games just too fucking big for anything but a large team to pull off right, and only appeals to a certain niche who are like me happy enough to play the original. With Drog's mods o course.

Course i'd love to see the game remade in the ToEE engine (and maybe Dungeon Siege one) over NWN2 engine, they're far more suitable, whereas latter is still just clunky and a pain despite its modability.
 

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I'm noticing a pattern here.

Next on the Codex: can I recreate Torment in the Silent Storm engine? Jagged Alliance 2 in the Divinity: Original Sin engine? Vampire: Bloodlines in Gamebryo?
 

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No but you could recreate Lionheart

Teehee
 
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can I recreate Torment in the Silent Storm engine? Jagged Alliance 2 in the Divinity: Original Sin engine?
Torment in D:OS and Jagged Alliance in SS engines are possible though.

I don't know what's the point of doing it, it's not going to save Torment from being dogshit, that's for sure, and JA2 will take too much work to get running because maps/overworlds looked differently in those games.
 

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Thanks for the replies everyone, If i can't recreate it i wonder if i can make something similar in a gameplay type of experience with lots of choice and freedom?
 

Cthulhu_is_love

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Nobody is preventing you from doing that, it's just a hell of work. So start working already!

I'm almost sure your vague idea about something you may or may not even start will be released (~2027) before Grimoire's yocto-issues are solved.

Edit: Just take Underrail:incline: as example.
 
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What for? Because NWN2 also has shit combat?
 

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I am currently playing NWN 2: Mask of the Betrayer, and the combat is quite underwhelming. I get by with the AI doing everything. It plays itself.

Any chance of MotB in the Temple of Elemental Evil engine? That would be more worthwhile, in my opinion.
 

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1) Arcanum is a buggy, unfinished mess with terrible combat but pretty interesting setting, pretty decent 2d graphics, interesting quests and some nice C&C.

2) Neverwinter Night 2 has a buggy engine that is an unfinished mess with terrible combat, with generic DnD assets and terrible 3D graphics.

3) Let's make Arcanum on NWN 2 engine.

4) ????????

5)PROFIT?
 
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